Pre-Shared Key Ciphersuites for Transport Layer Security (TLS)

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Authors Pasi Eronen  , Hannes Tschofenig 
Last updated 2008-12-01 (latest revision 2004-02-06)
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This document specifies new ciphersuites for the Transport Layer Security (TLS) protocol to support authentication based on pre-shared keys. These pre-shared keys are symmetric keys, shared in advance among the communicating parties, and do not require any public key operations.


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Hannes Tschofenig (

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